Once one of the UK’s most common rodents, water vole numbers have plummeted over the last 60 years from around 8 million to just 750,000.
With the numbers of bees declining around the world, gamekeepers and shooters can make a big contribution to encouraging the pollinators so vital to crops and wild plants, says Marta Jacyna.
Gamekeeping students from Reaseheath College rolled up their sleeves to carry out conservation work during a visit to BASC's Marford Mill HQ.
Caroline Bedell wants to ‘help shape the conservation debate’ at all levels of government
Gamekeepers and members of a number of shoots across North Wales joined local volunteers to brush up their grey squirrel control skills at a training event organised by BASC.
A mink-trapping training day run by BASC was attended by seven members of the local community in the Alyn and Wheeler Valleys Living Landscape Area.
BASC gives away two pairs of Bauer binoculars in a draw of members using online resource.
The Secretary of State for the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs paid tribute to BASC and the importance of shooting at the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham.
PEOPLE who shoot in the North West of England have an opportunity to help tackle a population crisis involving a declining migratory bird which favours upland areas.